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Updating ALOM firmware Sun Fire v440

I have Sun Fire v440 server with old bios (or ALOM?) release. So the fans installed in the server make a lot of noise, even if processors aren't heated. I have some image files to update bios ...
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VDI Comparison - VMWare View vs. XenDesktop vs. Sun VDI

We're looking at implementing a VDI solution where I work. Currently, we run a mostly Linux shop with Windows clients (Samba PDC too). We've been evaluating a VDI solution for use and was wondering ...
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OpenJDK vs. Sun Java6 on Ubuntu

Due to past (bad) experience resulting from the GCJ stuff being provided by default on certain distributions, I've always traditionally installed the official Sun Java package on servers. On Ubuntu ...
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Beginner SAS and server questions

I am a c++ programmer and database administrator looking to expand my knowledge of server administration and maintenance. I have read the Wikipedia pages and several other documents I found by ...
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Updating OpenBoot PROM on Sun Fire v440

After i have updated ALOM firmware on Sun Fire v440, i decided to update OpenBoot PROM, but when i try to load the patch using boot disk /flash-update-SunFire440 i get: SILO Fatal Error: Multiple ...
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Enterprise Grade PHP Application Servers

I am on the lookout for a commercial PHP (application!) server that comes with Vendor support to use with enterprise scale applications. I know that it quite easy to put everything together myself ...
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Horror stories with Sun ZFS? [closed]

My companny is considering purchasing two 7320's in a cluster. Anybody have anything good or bad to say about the platform?
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Sun Tool-less Slide Rails Removal for X4150

I have some tool-less slide rails for some 1ru x4150 sun servers. I can't seem to see how to remove them. Sun in their wisdom did not include this seemingly important information in their ...
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Proper way to create a zfs off an existing directory?

Lets say I have an rpool with etc/ as a regular directory within it and now I want to create a separate zfs rpool/etc, obviously inheriting all the data I had in original /etc. What would be the most ...
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“Inserted disabled” while upgrading Sun Sparc t5120 memory

I'm trying to upgrade a Sun t5120 server from 4GB to 8GB of RAM memory: I followed all the steps described on the section "Upgrade Memory Configuration With Additional FB-DIMMs" "Sun SPARC Enterprise ...
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Running two independent tomcats on one machine, instead of one tomcat with multiple instances

due to operational need following is the scenario. Two applications running on one machine, operating system is Windows 2003 standard server edition. Application A comes packaged with tomcat ...